10 Getting tired ofThe Israelites were getting tired of working on all of King Solomon’s building projects
11 Two Kingdoms 10 northern tribes founded Israel Capital was Samaria Two Southern kingdoms formed JudahCapital was Jerusalem
12 The Fall of Israel Assyrians forced conquered people to pay tribute Israel refusedAssyrians invaded Israel in 722 B.C.
13 The Fall of JudahPeople of Judah survived Assyrian conquest, but it did not lastNebuchadnezzar forced people to leave Jerusalem and live in BabylonThis time became known as the EXILENebuchadnezzar leveled Jerusalem and destroyed the temple
14 What was the Prophets’ Message? Prophets offered hope in times of despairProphets explained that people were not obeying GodProphets urged people to change their ways and make the world a better placeProphets stressed importance of leading a moral lifeProphets helped others connect with God
15 Kings Unite the Israelites King SaulKing DavidKing Solomon1100BCFirst king of IsraelChosen by the judge named SamuelDefeated the PhilistinesDisobeyed some of God’s commandsSamuel chose another king.Young shepherd, famous for killing GoliathKing Saul gave David control of the armyAfter Saul’s death, David became kingDefeated the PhilistinesEstablished Israel’s capital, Jerusalem.Wrote many songs and PsalmsIsrael enjoyed prosperous times under David’s ruleSon of DavidC. 970BCBuilt the 1st temple in JerusalemWise king, under his rule Israel was peace for many yearsWrote wise sayings called proverbsIsraelites did not like all the taxes and working on his projectsDied c. 922 BC